Respect for Veterans – our Filial Duty
Veteran of the Second World War, 99-year-old Odil-ota Fozilov lives in the Katta Oltintepa mahalla of Mirzo-Ulugbek district of the capital.
Representatives of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Uzbekistan handed over the veteran with commemorative medal "Ikkinchi jahon urushidagi G’alabaning 70 yilligi", cash prize and gifts in a solemn atmosphere on behalf of President Islam Karimov.
The presidential decrees On awarding of the commemorative medal "Ikkinchi jahon urushidagi G’alabaning 70 yilligi" to the citizens of the Republic of Uzbekistan – veterans of war and labor front in 1941-1945 from 19 February 2015 and On rewarding of the participants of the war in 1941-1945 from 6 March of this year serve as the guide in rendering honor and respect to veterans of war and labor front.
In response to the attention, the veteran expressed his gratitude and uttered a prayer that our country has always been peaceful.
"Respect paid by the President of our country for the elderly unspeakably pleases me," says Odil-ota Fozilov. "I rejoice to find my grandchildren and great-grandchildren grow up so healthy and educated people. I live with a sense of gratitude for these bright days. There is no greater happiness than to live in a tranquil, peace time. Let the head of our state always be healthy!"
Listening to his grandfather, 9-year-old great-grandson Bilol asks questions about the military past. Odil-ota says: "I have seen the Victory. But many of my fellow soldiers, friends did not live up to the current bright days. And I am grateful to my fate. My tears are tears of joy and gratitude..."
Events dedicated to May 9 – Day of Memory and Honor continue in all districts and mahallas. In places, with the participation of members of the Public Council at the Ministry of Defense, mahalla activists, representatives of public organizations organize meetings of veterans with youth and various educational events.
Congratulations on the occasion of the election of Islam Karimov as a President of Uzbekistan
Foreign heads of states and governments, heads of international organizations and leading companies, prominent public figures of foreign countries continue to send letters with sincere congratulations and warm wishes on the occasion of the election of President Islam Karimov of Uzbekistan on the elections held on March 29, 2015.
Congratulatory letters were sent by:
President of the Republic of Poland - Bronislaw Komorowski
Prime Minister of the State of Israel - Benjamin Netanyahu
President of the Kyrgyz Republic - Almazbek Atambayev
Prime Minister of the State of Kuwait - Jabir Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah
Former Prime Minister of Japan, Honorary Advisor of the Japanese Parliamentary League of Friendship with Uzbekistan, President of the Organizing Committee of Olympic Games 2020 in Tokyo - Yoshiro Mori
Chairman of the Parliamentary League of Friendship "Democratic Party of Japan-Uzbekistan", deputies of the House of Representatives - Koichiro Gemba
Chairman of the "Hanjin Group", the company's chairman, "Korean Air" - Cho Yang-Ho
President of the Japan National Corporation of oil, gas and metals - Hirobumi Kawano
Chairman of the Board "Mitsubishi Corporation" - Yorihiko Kojima
President and Chief Executive Officer of "Mitsubishi Heavy Industries" - Shunichi Miyanaga
President and Chief Executive Officer of "Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems" - Takato Nishidzava
President and Chief Executive Officer of "ITOCHU Corporation" - Masahiro Okafudzi
Congratulatory letters keep coming.
Treatment for All
The Ministry of Health of Uzbekistan has undertaken measures to improve the quality of healthcare for elderly people under the “Year of Attention and Care for the Senior Generation” State Program.
Greeting Notes for President Islam Karimov
Letters with sincere congratulations and warm wishes to Islam Karimov on his election as President of the Republic of Uzbekistan during the vote that took place on 29 March 2015 are continuing to arrive from heads of state and government, chiefs of international organizations and renowned public figures of foreign nations.
Congratulatory messages have come from:
Heinz Fischer, Federal President of the Republic of Austria
Reuven Rivlin, President of the State of Israel
Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman of the Executive Council of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Taro Aso, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance of Japan, Chairman of the Parliamentary League of Friendship with Uzbekistan
Doctor Ahmad Mohamed Ali Al Madani, President of the Islamic Bank of Development
Shamil Aleskerov, Secretary General of the Organization of Economic Cooperation
Irnerio Seminatore, President of the European Institute of International Relations
Kaoru Yano, Chairman of NEC Corporation
Pak Chung-Hee, President and Chief Executive Officer of Samsung Engineering
Kim Wee-Chul, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hyundai Engineering
Soo Young-Ho, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lotte Chemical Corporation
Song Yong Dok, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lotte Hotels and Resorts
Kim Young Sik, Chairman of Sindong Enercom, Chairman of Korea-Uzbekistan Friendship Association
Guenter Papenburg, Chief of Papenburg AG
Heinrich Trützschler, Managing Director at Trützschler GmbH & Co.
Greeting notes continue to arrive.
Voted for stability
On the pages of socio-political newspaper "Azerbaijan News" published an article "Voted for stability", dedicated to the passage in Uzbekistan presidential elections.
Material prepared by the Director of the International Press Center "News" - Head of Club of political scientists of Azerbaijan I.Velizade.
The author tells of his visit to our country at the end of March this year, shares his impressions of what he saw, and informs readers about the features of the political processes occurring in our country. In particular, I.Velizade notes that a significant place in the last presidential campaign was given to political parties, the role and significance of which has increased significantly in the life of the country.
Along with this, Azerbaijani journalist emphasizes that the voter turnout was high and by 11 o'clock at many polling stations voted more than half of the voters.
The article author also suggests that in the republic the main focus is paid to social and economic development. The growth of the economy of Uzbekistan, the discovery of new and expansion of traditional industries leads to higher living standards and creates a solid foundation for the stability and prosperity of the country.
"Round table" in Bishkek dedicated to the election of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan
In the Kyrgyz-Turkish University "Manas" (KTUM) held a "round table" on the outcome of the election of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Participants of the event, organized by the Embassy of our country in Bishkek, became representatives of the teaching staff and students from different faculties of KTUM, as well as other higher educational institutions in Kyrgyzstan.
As part of the "round table" noted that the election of the President of Uzbekistan are of great historical significance for the future of the country, consistently developing on the way of building a democratic state of law and a strong civil society. The elections have demonstrated a high level of legal culture, which with its participation in the voting again expressed its support rate of consistently implemented reforms in the country.
Its stated that within the voting of March 29, 2015 out of 20 million 798 thousand 52 voters 18 million 942 thousand 349 citizens voted, representing 91,08% of the total electorate.
It was emphasized that the election results have shown - for Islam Karimov nominated by the Movement of Entrepreneurs and Businessmen - Liberal Democratic Party of Uzbekistan voted 17 million 122 thousand 597 voters or 90,39% of the total number of voters, for Akmal Saidov nominated by the Democratic Party of Uzbekistan "Milly Tiklanish" - 582 thousand 688 voters, or 3,08%, for Hotamjon Ketmonov nominated by the People's Democratic Party of Uzbekistan - 552 thousand 309 voters, or 2,92%, for Narimon Umarov from the Social Democratic Party "Adolat" - 389 thousand 24 voters, or 2,05%.
The guests were informed that in accordance with Articles 90, 117 of the Constitution, Articles 14, 35, 36 of the Law "On Elections of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan", Articles 5 and 9 of the Law "On the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Uzbekistan" Uzbekistan CEC decided to consider Islam Karimov the elected President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
During the meeting it was noted that the elections were held in accordance with the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan, laws "On guarantees of electoral rights of citizens" and "On the Election of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan" while ensuring the rights of citizens to freedom of expression and respect for the principles of universal, equal and direct suffrage by secret voting.
In response, the participants of the "round table" gratefully praised provided information, and expressed a strong belief that under the leadership of President Karimov, Uzbekistan will continue to walk with firm steps on the path of creation and progress.